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Historical Events In 1991

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Jan 13   UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history "Barbara DeAngelis Show" premieres on CBS-TV  

Jan 14   In the year 1991 jorge Serrano Elías sworn in as President of Guatemala  

Jan 14   On this day in history sallah Kharaf, [Abu Iyad], co-founder (Al-Fatah), assassinated  

Jan 14   Tyne Daly arrested for drunk driving in Van Nuys CA on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Valentin Pavlov become new premier of USSR on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Australia beat New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup on this day in history.  

Jan 15   UN's deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait passes - (they don't) on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Operation 'Desert Storm' begins against Iraq, for its invasion of Kuwait in the year 1991.  

Jan 16   Operation Desert Storm begins - US & 27 allies attack Iraq for occupying Kuwait (US times) on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history the Persian Gulf War began with the allied bombing of Baghdad. President Bush drew the largest TV audience in history with an address to the nation on the commencement of hostilities against Iraq.  

Jan 16   The White House announces the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi troops from Kuwait on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Iraq fires 8 SCUD missiles on Israel in the year 1991.  

Jan 17   Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title in the year 1991.  

Jan 17   Olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V, king of Norway (1957), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Operation Desert Storm begins-US led allies vs Iraq - first US pilot shot down (Jeffrey Zahn) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.60, the second highest one-day point-gain ever in the year 1991.  

Jan 17   The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that Florida dentist David Acer had infected three patients with the AIDS virus in the year 1991.  

Jan 18   In the year 1991 eastern Airlines goes out of business after 62 years  

Jan 18   Eastern Airlines stopped flying and said it would liquidate its assets. The announcement followed a two-year effort to escape bankruptcy in the year 1991.  

Jan 18   Hamilton Fish, congressman (NY), dies at 102 in the year 1991.  

Jan 18   On this day in history iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel  

Jan 18   Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 minutes in the year 1991.  

Jan 18   On this day in history uS acknowledges CIA and US Army paid Noriega $320,000 over his career  

Jan 19   48th Golden Globes Dances with Wolves on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Don Beddoe, actor (Bullwhip, Loophole, Texas), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Iraqui Presidential Palace attacked as the Gulf War begins on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Jumbo Tsuruta beats Stan Hansen to win All Japan Triple Crown title on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Sergeant Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt on this day in history.  

Jan 20   "Black & Blue" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City NY after 829 performances on this day in history.  

Jan 20   "Les Miserables," opens at Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles in the year 1991.  

Jan 20   On this day in history "Peter Pan" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City NY or 45 performances  

Jan 20   On this day in history "Shogun - The Musical" closes at Marquis Theater New York City NY after 72 performances  

Jan 20   Bill Riordon, US tennis promotor (Jimmy Connors), dies in the year 1991.  

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Famous Deaths In 1991

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1991 charles B Timmer, Dutch writer (Russia Black on White), dies at 83  

Jan 02   Renato Rascel, actor (7 Hills of Rome), dies of heart failure at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Berry Kroeger, actor (Demon Seed), dies of kidney failure at 78 in the year 1991.  

Jan 05   On this day in history john Eckhardt, actor born without legs (Freaks), dies at 82  

Jan 06   On this day in history ada Moore, entertainer, dies of cancer at 64  

Jan 07   In the year 1991 joe Hicks, baseball coach, dies of cancer at 64  

Jan 08   Steve Clark, guitarist (Def Leppard-Hysteria), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history dimitris Myrat, dies of cancer at 62  

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